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Entries are open until midnight on the 1st December 2017. An initial shortlist of up to 15 finalist artworks will be selected for an exhibition at The Store Street Gallery in 2018.

London Contemporary Art will host an opening night to announce the overall winner of the Art prize (cash prize of £1000 and a years representation) as well as the runners up prizes.


London Contemporary Art will host a Private View and an exhibition of the 15 Finalists on July 26th 2018 when the overall winner of the Art prize (cash prize of £1000 and a year’s representation) as well as the runners up prize will be announced.
The 15 Finalists are:
AD – Reflex
Agnieszka Nienartowicz
Alexandra Gallagher
Antony Buonomo
Hildegard Pax
Kiran Tasneem
Nick Offer
Nikolay Boyadzhiev
Patrick Simkins
Paul McCloskey
Radan Cicen
Stephanie Else
Vanessa Jongebloet
Veit Schmidleitner


LCA Prize 2018

The London Contemporary Art Prize aims to reveal and promote artists who have yet to establish a profile on the contemporary London art scene. The Prize is aimed at artists working in one or more of the following media: drawing, printing, painting, photography, digital art, sculpture and video.
The entry fee is £10 for up to five artworks.

The first prize is a £1000.00  and 12 months representation with LCA gallery.

An exhibition of the 15 finalists will be held on 15 July 2018.



The judges will be looking for artists who demonstrate the very best in creative process and promotes craftsmanship and technique.

All works will be judged anonymously and there will be no segregation by country, genre or style, etc.



The panel of judges will initially review all entries from the digital submission process.

They will then select 15 artists to display at the finalists exhibition at the gallery. The first prize will be judged from the physical works once the exhibition has been mounted at the gallery.



The 15 finalists will be exhibited at The Store Street Gallery in 2018. Works will be available for sale during the exhibition.